In search of the sweep against the Miami Heat, the Miwaukee show that they are one of the favorites to be in the final of the conference
Following the battled overtime victory in the series opener, the Milwaukee bucks have achieved two convincing wins against Miami Heat, both with double-digit advantages including one with a crushing 34-point difference.
So far, Jimmy Butler and company have not found a way to stop Giannis Antetokounmpo who averages 28.1 points per game with 11 rebounds. But it is already popular knowledge that stopping the ‘Greek Freak’ is no easy task.
The difference for Miami is that it has not found an answer for the good series (with its ups and downs) that they have provided. Khris middleton Y Jrue Holiday.
Middleton he averages 22 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game shooting 51% from the field and 43% from the 3-point line. Holiday for more than 52% from the field averaging 16.7 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists per game.
Milwaukee was one of the best offensive teams during the regular season scoring 120.1 points per game, yet it seemed that the conversation in the Eastern Conference revolved around the Brooklyn nets and the Philadelphia 76ers.
Due to the pace at which they played, the Bucks were among the 10 teams in the league that allowed the most points per game to the opponent with 114.2 although their defensive rating was 110.7, tied with the Miami Heat for 10th position in the entire NBA in the regular.
Defense has been the key for the Bucks in this series and so far they have been the best team in the NBA in that section. The defensive rating is 93.2 (the only team below the 100 threshold) and they have left the Heat under a hundred points in the last two games, who are only shooting 38% from the field and 33.7% from long range. distance (Jimmy butler 15.3ppj, 30.6% TC).
At the moment only Milwaukee and Philadelphia could sweep their respective series, and the Bucks want to deliver a coup of authority by doing so against the past conference champion, to send a reminder to the Sixers and Nets that they are still part of the elite of the East. and that there is to count on them despite the injuries.